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The Grand Geometry of Nature

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

"Professors Tom Mrowka and Gigliola Staffilani explain how an understanding of Nature inevitably depends on mathematics. Forces, processes, patterns 'they are all expressed in the unique and universal language of mathematics, and particularly in geometry. These mathematicians decode for a general public the deep aesthetics of these structures, and they explain how mathematics reveals the core of Nature. No need to fear math 'it is a whole new way to experience reality. Tom Mrowka, Professor of Mathematics Gigliola Staffilani,Professor of Mathematics, (both) Massachusetts Institute of Technology"

Yvonne Stapp runs Science for the Public, a grassroots organization whose mission is to improve public understanding of science. Science is essential to the vitality of modern culture, and science depends on public commitment to the scientific community